, 56, was a journalist with "Al-Thawara" newspaper and also
Fish and Burghul
Patties Makes about 48 small patties Called fish kubba in the Greater Syria area in the Middle East, its land of origin, these patties are great when served as an appetizer or for a snack.
I had a teacher from Lebanon who taught me Arabic food, and he used to tell me, 'Paulo, when you do tabbouleh, you don't just use so much grain.' Tabbouleh is a parsley salad, not a burghul
Complex carbohydrates like brown rice, barley, wholemeal breads, rotis, brown khubz, quinoa, burghul
, combined with protein like fish, chicken, lentils, beans, tofu, chickpeas, and fats like olive oil, canola, sesame, peanut or groundnut oil.
For salads, you can never go wrong with the traditional Tabouleh - minced parsley, tomato, burghul
seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil - or Fatoush - mixed fresh vegetables topped with sumac dressing with lemon juice and olive oil.
and Yogurt Appetizer (Kishkeh) Serves about 6 A simple dish favored by both rich and poor, especially in Damascus, kishkeh is delicious and healthy.
The cuisine is quintessentially Indian, but the new menu has innovative fusion dishes like risotto balls, coriander calamari, rosemary nn, with healthy options like quinoa salad and burghul
The chef has streamlined the mains, keeping them mostly straightforward -- biryani, pasta and kebabs and more, but an excellent rendition of grilled quail with burghul
, makes it a must-have.
From sayadieh, the fish-and-rice dish that adorns the menus of many Lebanese eateries every Friday lunchtime, to bwabne, a rare mountain delicacy of pomegranate seeds and onions in a burghul
pie-case, there's plenty of rich pickings for the cook.Aa
Served with burghul
, instead of rice, each portion was generous.
1 cup coarse burghul
, rinsed 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups water 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon crushed cloves 1/2 cup honey Place burghul
, salt and water in a saucepan, bring to boil.
See, the burger here," he said pointing to one picture, "is made of very lean lamb mince, lentils and a little burghul
. We offer this with mechanical man carrying it.
The lentils are not much different from burghul
, but bring a slightly more nutty flavor so the blend becomes very harmonious.
At the hands of my mother, broad beans, burghul
, chickpeas, eggs, grains, lentils, yogurt and all types of cultivated and wild greens, flavored by just the right amount of condiments, produced hearty, scrumptious and healthy meals.
Breads/muffins/pasta/grains: Bread, Hearty Amaranth, 91/4:90; Bread, Egg, 91/4:87 Bread, Henry's No Knead Whole Wheat, 91/2:92; Bread, wheat, 91/3:8; Burghul
, basic, 91/6:86; Parsnip Muffins, 91/4:88; Pasta, Whole Wheat, Tomato, Spinach, Beet, Parmesan, 91/3:81 ; Zucchini Bread, Huckleberry, 91/5:22; Noodles, Homemade Egg, 91/3:81; Noodles, Lump, 91/4:90; Desserts: Blackberry Cobbler, Topsy Turvy, 91/5:23; Burghul
& Pineapple Pudding, 91/6:87; Pomegranate & Almond Delight, 91/1:74; Pomegranate & Rice Dessert, 91/1:74; Plum Cake, 91/2:61; Pumpkin Pie Recipe, Easy, 91/3:79; Rhubarb Crumble, 91/4:88; Rhubarb Berry Crunch, 91/5:23; Wagon Wheels (cookie), 91/2:90